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  • Resolving Legal Disputes During COVID-19

    The fallout from the global spread of COVID-19 has had a major impact on every industry and profession throughout the country, including the legal profession. With Ontario courts closing to all but the most urgent criminal and family matters in recent weeks, those facing civil disputes classified as … Read more »

  • Force Majeure and Frustration in Contracts Following the COVID-19 Pandemic

    COVID-19 has clearly had a significant adverse impact on the economy of Ontario, Canada and the global economy. Given the impact of social isolation and physical distancing, and the closure of non-essential businesses, the reality is many individuals and businesses will be unable to fulfil their ong … Read more »

  • The Discoverability of Oppression Claims

    The Ontario Court of Appeal (ONCA) in Maurice v. Alles (2016) found section 4 of the Limitations Act to apply to oppression claims under the Ontario Business Corporations Act (OBCA). Accordingly, claimants must bring their oppression claims within two years of the alleged oppressive conduct, subject … Read more »

  • The Importance of Sufficiently Proving Damages

    In civil litigation for breach of contract, establishing a breach is only part of the battle. The primary remedy for a breach of contract is an award of damages, in an amount sufficient to put the aggrieved party into a position it would have been if not for the breach. In order to secure an award s … Read more »

  • Willful Blindness and Fraud

    When it comes to fraud, people sometimes think that they can claim innocence if they remain unaware of the details. However, a finding of willful blindness, or deliberate ignorance of what should be obvious, is not enough to escape liability in the case of fraudulent activities. A recent decision de … Read more »